AHA German Longsword Study Guide


A study guide for the German longsword, explaining the Liechtenauer tradition and where we get our information about the system. This book won a HEMA Scholar Award for research published in 2013.

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AHA German Longsword Study Guide

The Academy of Historical Arts is pleased to announce that our first proper publication has become available. We are setting up a new division of our organisation, called Fallen Rook Publishing, to handle the publishing activities that we believe will happen with increasing frequency over the next few years.

This book compiles the research into the subject of the Liechtenauer tradition (and its outliers) from the past three years. It is an excellent study guide for people who have learned the system from their instructors and who would like to put their knowledge into the context of the historical sources. Students with advanced skill sets and assistant instructors will find this book particularly valuable.

Keith Farrell is one of the senior instructors of the Academy of Historical Arts, and teaches regularly at international events.

Alex Bourdas is one of the instructors within the Academy of Historical Arts. His studies focus primarily on the Kunst des Fechtens.

Book Details:
– Authors: Keith Farrell and Alex Bourdas
– Publisher: Fallen Rook Publishing
– Date of Publication: 28th August 2013
– ISBN: 978-0-9926735-0-5
– Binding: Perfect-Bound Paperback
– Pages: 132
– Height: 22.86 cm
– Width: 15.24 cm
– Language: English

Keith Farrell teaches HEMA professionally, often at international events (why not hire me to teach at your event?), and has an interest in coaching instructors to become better teachers.

I have authored Scottish Broadsword and British Singlestick and the award-winning AHA German Longsword Study Guide, and maintain a blog at www.keithfarrell.net where I post regularly.